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     Comments on Bruce Dean's legal research and writing:

  • "Bruce: You're the bomb. Really enjoyed working with you. . . . I'm up for a celebration. . . ." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Nov. 10, 2017).

  • "Bruce -- Terrific work. Loved it!" -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Nov. 2, 2017).

  • "[G]reat concise brief!" -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Nov. 1, 2017). 

  • "I loved the brief." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Nov. 2, 2017).

  • "Great brief! . . . . Thanks for [your] great effort." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Nov. 1, 2017).

  • "I'm happy with the way this worked out. I think we have a significantly better chance at the trial court than if I'd have drafted the memo. . . . I'll definitely use you for writing again. . . . Great work!" -- Attorney in Marksville, Louisiana (Aug. 29, 2017). 

  • "[T]hanks for  your wonderful help." -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (Aug. 29, 2017). 

  • "OUTSTANDING!!!" -- Certified public accountant in Kenner, Louisiana (Aug. 29, 2017). 

  • "Thank you for sending your opinion letter – it was very well written and helpful. . . ." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Aug. 21, 2017). 

  • "Great. Thx. Big help in me resolving the case. Defense Atty was very concerned about the spoliation [issue] . . . ." -- Attorney in Alexandria, Louisiana (July 25, 2017) (emphasis added).
     
  • "Bruce Dean did a great brief for one of my clients. I highly recommend him." -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (July 12, 2017).
     
  • "Awesome analysis. Thanks Bruce." -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (June 21, 2017).

  • "Thank you so much for these [case citations]. This is fantastic. . . . Thank you for your continued assistance." -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (June 19, 2017).

  • "The reply brief you prepared was excellent and I greatly appreciate your help." -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (June 8, 2017).

  • "Bruce, This is awesome! Thanks." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (May 30, 2017).

  • "Thanks again for your excellent work." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (May 19, 2017).

  • "Thank you so much! . . . [T]his is perfect!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (May 19, 2017).

  • "Your MSJs in this case made the defendants call and beg me to continue those Motions and instead schedule a mediation. Thank you." -- Attorney in Bossier City, Louisiana (May 10, 2017) (emphasis added). 

  • "Bruce, . . . I want to tell you how much I appreciate the professionalism and hard work you showed in this case. You made every deadline, met every challenge. Thank you. . . ." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (May 2, 2017) (emphasis added). 

  • Bruce Dean is "one of the preeminent appellate lawyers in the state . . . ." -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (Feb. 16, 2017) (emphasis added). 

  • "[G]reat work as usual. . . . THANKS!" -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (Mar. 20, 2017).

  • "Bruce Dean is great to work with. He has been working with me for years. . . . [He is one of my] go to writers - very very skilled." -- Attorney in Monroe, Louisiana (Mar. 8, 2017) (emphasis added).  

  • "I’ve used Dean with great success." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Mar. 8, 2017).

  • Bruce Dean is "the guy for difficult situations. . . ." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Mar. 8, 2017) (emphasis added). 

  • "Good lord, is there any legal question you don't nail?! Nice lawyering, and very generous of you, Bruce." -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (Feb. 9, 2017). 

  • "Bruce Dean is one of our favorite and best resources . . . . He has contributed much over many years. " -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Jan. 17, 2017). 

  • "Wow. Thorough answer! Thanks Bruce!" -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (Jan. 14, 2017). 

  • "Thanks Bruce, as always, for your long-standing interest and unflagging work on this [Louisiana Association for Justice Amicus Curiae] committee." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Jan. 13, 2017). 

  • "You always have the answers. Thank you." -- Attorney in Shreveport, Louisiana (Jan. 6, 2017). 

  • "Bruce is one of the best legal writers I know." -- Attorney in Opelousas, Louisiana (Oct. 28, 2016) (emphasis added).

  • Bruce is "one of the very best legal scholars in Louisiana" -- Attorney in Monroe, Louisiana (Oct. 27, 2016) (emphasis added). 

  • "The research . . . is brilliant!" -- Attorney in Southfield, Michigan (Oct. 13, 2016) (emphasis added). 

  • "Thank you so much for your help Bruce. The information  you provided is extremely helpful. I feel pretty good about getting past this MSJ." -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (December 7, 2016). 

  • "Bruce, That is great work. Thanks. I will share it with the group. . . ." -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (Aug. 18, 2016).

  • "Well done.  Very impressive brief, Bruce." -- Attorney in Slidell, Louisiana (July 12, 2016).

  • Bruce Dean is "one of the best appellate brief writers in the country." - Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Apr. 19, 2016) (emphasis added).

  • "Dear Bruce: Thank you so very much for your invaluable help on these challenging MIL [motion in limine] responses.  I think your comments and revisions tremendously augmented the memoranda. Thank you again!" -- Attorney in Marksville, Louisiana (Apr. 20, 2016).

  • "Mr. Dean, Thank you for the review and comments. I appreciate your suggestions and will get to work on incorporating them in the final draft. I particularly like your idea to dispense with the preliminary paragraph regarding jurisdiction and the docket information for the lower courts. I always try to streamline my writing and avoid unnecessary content, but kept including that portion simply because others before me always did so. It’s nice how a fresh perspective can make you rethink routine practices. . . ." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Mar. 21, 2016).

  • "I would like to take this time to thank you for all your efforts on this case. You did a phenomenal job." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Mar. 8, 2016).

  • "[Bruce Dean’s] research was probably the game changer in the evidence I got into a recent jury trial re: defendant's conduct with a last minute liability stipulation." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Feb. 23, 2016) (emphasis added).

  • "Thx!!! You are amazing." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Jan. 14, 2016).

  • "Thank you for your help and excellent work. . . ." -- Attorney in Shreveport, Louisiana (Dec. 23, 2015).

  • "Bruce, You are clearly the dean of appellate knowledge . . . and I greatly respect your research and opinions. . . . ." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Nov. 18, 2015) (emphasis added).

  • "As always, thanks so much for your analysis, scholarship and the valuable information you provide to all of us. . . ." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Oct. 23, 2015).

  • "Bruce Dean comes thru as usual . . . . Thanks Bruce!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Oct. 22, 2015).

  • "Bruce Dean is excellent! I use him all the time." -- Attorney in Rayville, LA (Sept. 2, 2015).

  • "Thanks, Bruce. We really appreciate your help and are very pleased with the brief." -- Attorney in Dallas, TX (July 27, 2015).

  • "Thanks Bruce. This is perfect. . . ." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (June 2, 2015).

  • "Bruce has helped me in the past on similar issues. I recommend him highly." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Apr. 18, 2015).

  • "Bruce Dean is my briefwriter and is wicked smart. . . . His fees are very reasonable." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Mar. 9, 2015) (emphasis added).

  • "I have used . . . Bruce Dean and his work is outstanding." -- Attorney in Rayville, LA (Feb. 23, 2015).

  • "Bruce, Thanks for your prompt/cogent reply! Right on point and what I needed! . . . ." -- attorney in Monroe, Louisiana (Feb. 19, 2015).

  • "Always on the money Bruce!! . . . . You are always right on target with excellent and comprehensive feedback. . . . Thanks again" -- Attorney in Opelousas, LA (Dec. 2, 2014).

  • "Wow - great job, Bruce!!!!!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Nov. 9, 2014).

  • "Bruce, Thanks!!!!! . . . . You are the best legal researcher!!!!!!" -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (Oct. 29, 2014).

  • "This is amazing. Thank you." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Oct. 22, 2014).

  • "I have used Bruce Dean before and am very pleased with his work." -- Attorney in Rayville, LA (Sept. 22, 2014).

  • "Bruce Dean is the best . . . . [brief writer]." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Sept. 19, 2014).

  • "I also have used Bruce. He did brief and motions on Daubert as to defense accident reconstructionist and summary judgment on liability. He was excellent!" -- Attorney in Eunice, LA (Sept. 19, 2014).

  • "Bruce Dean . . . has my highest recommendation . . . . I have used Bruce for years . . . ." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Sept. 18, 2014) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce Dean . . . really is brilliant and [an] extremely hard worker." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Sept. 18, 2014) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce, . . . . You are a guru. . . . Thanks." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Sept. 5, 2014) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce, . . . you are a veritable trove of research . . . ." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Aug. 31, 2014) (emphasis added).

  • "Thanks for the thoughtful and detailed reply. Over and above, above and beyond." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Aug. 28, 2014) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce, . . . thank you for your excellent work . . . . THANK you again." --Attorney in Metairie, LA (Aug. 6, 2014).

  • "Bruce is a very gifted brief writer. I have used him for years. The best story is a case he told me that my theory was wrong. We argued for a couple of hours. He wrote up my argument very well. Case settled. So he can write both sides of an issue." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Aug. 1, 2014) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce: thank you so much - your draft far exceeded what we could have articulated." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (July 17, 2014).

  • "You helped a LOT with the writ grant considerations, especially but not only with structure. I borrowed shamelessly the framing device of the task facing the court--i.e., witnesses, pages of trial transcript. You helped me a lot on this, Bruce, many many thanks." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (July 14, 2014).

  • "Bruce, The reply brief looks terrific. Again, I thank you for a beautiful job . . . ." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (June 21, 2014).

  • "Thanks, this is awesome, several great points." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (May 30, 2014).

  • "Fantastic job! Thanks, Bruce. . . . [Y]ou are the best." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Feb. 25, 2014).

  • "Thank you for your prompt response and cogent explanation." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Feb. 4, 2014). 

  • "Bruce, you are a human law library. The value of your contribution to this listserve is immeasurable." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Dec. 8, 2013) (emphasis added).

  • "Thanks for your EXCELLENT summary." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Dec. 8, 2013).
     
  • "Thanks, Bruce. That’s really helpful." -- Attorney in Harvey, LA (Nov. 27, 2013).

  • "I love your comprehensive law summaries.  You are a great resource." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Nov. 26, 2013).
     
  • "Really impressive, particularly at 2:30 AM." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Nov. 26, 2013) (emphasis added).

  • "Man, you da man, Bruce" -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Nov. 26, 2013).

  • This is terrific." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Nov. 1, 2013).

  • "Perfect. Thanks." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Oct. 31, 2013).

  • "Bruce, thanks for all of your help in this matter. Just from our brief conversation . . . yesterday your wealth of knowledge is quite evident. I would love to be able to talk with you at a later date regarding sharpening my legal writing." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Oct. 8, 2013).

  • "[T]hanks, you made [it] happen as always." -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (Oct. 8, 2013).

  • "Thanks Bruce. Let me know what I owe you for bothering you on a weekend but I know you know research like no other person in the state. . . . I value your opinion. I will call after the verdict." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Sept. 22, 2013) (emphasis added).

  • "You translated my ideas into wonderfully worded English. Quality work. Thanks again." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Sept. 21, 2013) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce[,] That is an impressive product! Thanks." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Sept. 13, 2013).

  • "Great research as usual." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Sept. 1, 2013).

  • "Great stuff, Bruce. Thanks a ton." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Sept. 1, 2013).

  • "Great cites Bruce. Thank you very much." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Sept. 1, 2013).

  • "Beautiful work Bruce" -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Aug. 26, 2013).

  • "Great work on short notice" -- Attorney in Abbeville, LA (Aug. 26, 2013).

  • "[P]lease know how much your wisdom and willing to share is appreciated." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (July 31, 2013).

  • "Thanks . . . for going above and beyond to help me." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (July 30, 2013).

  • "Bruce, great stuff! Can't thank you enough." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (June 13, 2013).

  • "Great explanation. . . .  Thank you." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (May 22, 2013).

  • "Thank you for your response and guidance. I knew we could count on you." -- Paralegal in Metairie, LA (May 17, 2013).
     
  • "Thanks Bruce - it is very well reasoned and artfully drafted.  Well done." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (April 21, 2013).

  • "Thanks for all your help . . . . It has been invaluable to me . . . . I think it speaks volumes on your behalf.  You are clearly knowledgeable and would be a great asset to anyone who needs help with an appeal." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Jan. 14, 2013) (emphasis added).

  • "I used Bruce Dean in a very large case.  He did an excellent job on a motion for partial summary judgment and a motion in limine and at a very reasonable fee.  I recommend him highly." -- Attorney in Eunice, LA (Jan. 4, 2013) (emphasis added). 

  • "Thank you Bruce.  Great job!" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Dec. 6, 2012).

  • "Bruce -- I am very pleased with the simple, direct [brief]. . . .  Well done. . . .  Many many thanks again . . . ." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Oct. 21, 2012).

  • "Bruce, I’ve read over the opposition and I think you’ve done an excellent job.  You addressed each area that could create a genuine issue of material fact, and provided an abundance of case law. Thanks" -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (Oct. 1, 2012).

  • "Bruce, Perfect.  Thanks for the memo . . . ." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (July 23, 2012).

  • "Bruce - everyone likes the draft. . . .  Thanks for the help - it looks great."  -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (July 18, 2012).
     
  • "Bruce's memo . . . is excellent." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (July 18, 2012).

  • "Excellent as always." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (July 3, 2012). 

  • "I also think this brief is great Bruce. The points you make . . . are compelling and right on point. I was practically cheering when I was reading it!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (June 29, 2012) (emphasis added).

  • "Wow! That is a good, strong and compelling brief." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (June 29, 2012).

  • "Thank you very much." -- Attorney in Gretna, LA (June 11, 2012).

  • "I just read your answer, and I was so impressed. . . .  Thanks so much!" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (June 11, 2012).

  • "Great information!  Thanks for taking the time to put it all together!!" -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (June 7, 2012).

  • "Your posts to this listserv are reason enough to pay LAJ dues.  Thanks and please keep them coming!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (May 30, 2012).

  • "You are always 'Johnny on the spot' . . . .  We appreciate it." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (May 30, 2012).  

  • "You're golden with us and a wonderful resource to your . . . colleagues.  Don't ever leave." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (May 23, 2012) (emphasis added). 
     
  • "Fantastic!  Thank you very much!" -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (May 22, 2012).

  • "Your brief was really good." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (May 21, 2012). 

  • "I have been seeing your emails concerning some of the issues tossed around [on the legal issues list serve] and think you are one of the most informed, if not the most informed of all who have been commenting." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (May 21, 2012) (emphasis added). 

  • "Thanks for sharing your wisdom and knowledge." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (May 18, 2012).

  • "[A]wesome[,] thanks Bruce" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (May 15, 2012).

  • "Thanks so much. I owe you." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (May 4, 2012).

  • "Thanks for the info. Always educational."  -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (May 4, 2012).

  • "[Your] memorandum in opposition to [defendant's] summary judgment . . . was wonderful. . . .  It was great. . . .  I really appreciate your work. . . .  Actually, after I filed it, [the defense attorney] called and said they are not going to proceed forward with the motion for summary judgment. . . .  It was definitely effective, so thanks again." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (May 2, 2012) (emphasis added).

  • "Thanks. That's exactly the kind of answer I was looking for." -- Attorney in Marksville, LA (May 2, 2012).

  • "Bruce, thank you, excellent job" -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Apr. 4, 2012).

  • "Bruce, thanks for your usual thorough and excellent work" -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Mar. 17, 2012) (emphasis added).

  • "Excellent[,] thanks Bruce" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Mar. 17, 2012).

  • "YOU ARE A LIFESAVER!  Thanks for your help!" -- Paralegal in Monroe, LA (Mar. 15, 2012) (emphasis added).

  • "[T]hanks Bruce for all of the valuable info you so generously share" -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Feb. 2, 2012).

  • "You're awesome - Thanks." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Feb. 2, 2012). 

  • "This is GREAT! Thank you!" -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Nov. 22, 2011).

  • "[T]hank you to . . . Bruce for [his] exceptional work and assistance underlying this victory." -- Attorney in Sugar Land, TX (Nov. 21, 2011).

  • "Thank you Bruce for a great brief" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Nov. 21, 2011). 

  • "[T]hanks[,] Bruce. . . .  [W]e recommend you all the time." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Nov. 10, 2011).

  • "[Y]our skills are well recognized in the legal community" -- Attorney in St. Francisville, LA (Nov. 3, 2011).

  • "What a fabulous brief!!" -- Attorney in Cincinnati, OH (Nov. 1, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "[E]xcellent work" -- Attorney in San Juan, PR (Nov. 1, 2011).

  • You have "excellent brief writing skills" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Nov. 1, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "[T]errific work product" -- Attorney in Lancaster, PA (Oct. 31, 2011).

  • "Looks great.  You are awesome." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Sept. 22, 2011).

  • "Bruce[,] Thanks for jumping on this with such short notice. I really appreciate it." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Aug. 31, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "[I]t is a fine product" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Aug. 29, 2011). 

  • "Great work Bruce" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Aug. 26, 2011).

  • Bruce wrote a "very fine draft" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Aug. 26, 2011).

  • "You are absolutely the best correspondent on any of our lists. [Your research is] gold . . . ." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Aug. 18, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "Great job, great result." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (July 20, 2011).

  • "[Y]ou can sure turn out some fine legal work" -- Attorney in Little Rock, AR (July 15, 2011).

  • "We could not have accomplished the result we did for the citizens of our state without you.  Your research, analysis, and writing skills still amaze me.  You . . . are by far [one of] the best legal writers I have ever encountered." -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (July 7, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "You made my weekend!" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (July 1, 2011).

  • "You have done a GREAT job. . . . [T]hanks to you . . . this was made possible!" -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (June 27, 2011). 

  • "Thank you again for helping me in this case.  Your service is priceless." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (June 15, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "Great job! Thanks for the help." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Apr. 15, 2011).

  • The brief "[l]ooks impressive . . . ." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Mar. 31, 2011).

  • "[G]reat job - thanks a lot" -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Mar. 30, 2011). 

  • "[Y]ou are a magician . . . ." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Mar. 23, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "Thank you for all your help - it was invaluable." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Mar. 14, 2011).

  • "Very well written" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Mar. 13, 2011).

  • "GOOD JOB BRUCE [The Supreme Court writ application] looks very good.  Thanks" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Mar. 12, 2011).

  • Bruce wrote an "exemplary brief." -- Attorney in Harahan, LA (Feb. 18, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "Excellent work" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Jan. 28, 2011).

  • "[Y]ou are a true lifesaver[.]  [T]hanks." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Jan. 25, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "Thanks, Bruce! Excellent!!" -- Attorney in Little Rock, AR (Jan. 24, 2011).

  • "Everything looks great, no changes. Good job and thanks." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Jan. 24, 2011).

  • "I had the SUPERIOR brief writing on my side" with Bruce -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (Jan. 19, 2010).

  • "I am very impressed - a very good brief." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Jan. 13, 2011). 

  • "[E]xcellent brief. . . .  I too am impressed with the quality of the original [brief]." -- Attorney in Little Rock, AR (Jan. 13, 2011).

  • "[E]xcellent reply memo. . . ." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Jan. 3, 2011). 

  • "Received [the quantum analysis] letter.  Tremendous.  Thanks." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Dec. 20, 2010).

  • "Thank you, Bruce, looks great." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Dec. 13, 2010).

  • "The opposition brief is excellent." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Dec. 12, 2010).

  • "[T]hank you for this wonderfully-drafted letter . . . .  Outstanding, scholarly work . . . ." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Dec. 8, 2010). 

  • "Bruce, [the settlement demand letter] looks great. . . ." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Dec. 8, 2010).

  • "You are the best." -- Attorney in Reserve, LA (Oct. 28, 2010).

  • "Bruce, we won.  The [U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals] didn’t even get to the point of letting us argue it orally.  Thanks for your help." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Oct. 21, 2010) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce, . . . [my partner] is still singing your praises concerning your outstanding research and writing skills!" -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Oct. 21, 2010).

  • "Thanks. As usual, Bruce did a first class job." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Oct. 20, 2010).

  • "Bruce nice work . . . ." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Oct. 15, 2010).

  • "Great job!" -- Attorney in Destrehan, LA (Oct. 14, 2010).

  • "GREAT JOB ON BRIEF. . . .  [W]e argued one week and got [a] favorable judgment [the] next week." -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (Oct. 4, 2010).

  • "Very nice draft. . . ." -- Law professor in Ithaca, NY (Sept. 26, 2010).

  • "Excellent memo.  Thanks." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Sept. 23, 2010).

  • "Bruce, you have done a great job opposing this issue and I certainly don't have anything further of substance to add to your good work. . . .  Again, great job on your opposition." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Sept. 21, 2010).

  • "Good work Bruce" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Sept. 5, 2010).

  • "Bruce -- I have reviewed your last draft [of the summary judgment opposition].  Really good job" -- Attorney in Harahan, LA (Sept. 3, 2010).

  • "Bruce, Your opposition is extremely well done in writing style, organization and research. It covers the issues thoroughly . . . .  Congratulations again on a job well done." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Sept. 3, 2010) (emphasis added). 

  • "Thanks Bruce, I think this is the best brief yet.  You wove so many facts into really readable, fast language.  It is great writing." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Aug. 24, 2010).

  • "Bruce, Thanks for the quick turnaround." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Aug. 16, 2010) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce - I would like to thank [you] for the hard and tireless work you did to make the recent Daubert hearings such a success. . . .  I know that your research, briefing and document management were essential in obtaining the recent outcome." -- Attorney in Houston, TX (July 24, 2010) (emphasis added). 

  • "Bruce thank you very much for the research.  Great work." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (July 22, 2010).  

  • "Bruce - Your supplemental opposition is excellent." -- Attorney in Houston, TX (July 21, 2010).

  • "Bruce: You wrote an excellent Opposition . . . .  It was very persuasive, well-organized [and] very readable." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (July 20, 2010). 

  • "Bruce - I was very impressed with your opposition to the Daubert motion . . . .  You did a splendid job.  In fact, you restored my faith in the case.  What makes your effort even more impressive is that you accomplished this under extreme pressure." -- Attorney in Houston, TX (July 16, 2010) (emphasis added).

  • "Thanks for all of your help and editorial changes . . . .  Your input made for a superior brief." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (July 8, 2010).

  • "[T]his helps a lot.  Good job -- as usual." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (June 29, 2010).

  • "Thanks Bruce.  This is great." -- Attorney in Miami, FL (June 6, 2010).

  • "Bruce sent me law that convinced the judge to exclude the surveillance video." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (May 28, 2010).

  • "I do not know of anyone who knows civil procedure as well as you." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (May 3, 2010).  

  • "Thanks.  Great job." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Apr. 5, 2010).

  • "Just settled.  The [settlement demand] letter was perfect." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Mar. 28, 2010) (emphasis added).

  • "Outstanding job as always." -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (Feb. 10, 2010).

  • "Bruce, Thank you for your great work, I will call on you to help us prepare the oral argument, and hope we can work together on other cases as well." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Feb. 3, 2010).

  • "Bruce - you're the greatest!! Thanks." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Jan. 26, 2010).

  • "Thanks Bruce.  Just what I needed." -- Attorney in Houma, LA (Nov. 26, 2009).

  • "Tremendous.  Thank you!!" -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Oct. 27, 2009).

  • "The 3rd Circuit denied the defendants' writ and said 'We find no error in the trial court’s ruling.'  Thanks for your help and look forward to working with you again." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Oct. 22, 2009). 

  • "Great job Bruce" -- Attorney in Beaumont, TX (July 30, 2009).

  • "Outstanding job summarizing the law . . . ." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (June 2, 2009).

  • "Thanks for all your insight.  Very helpful." -- Attorney in Port Allen, LA (Feb. 13, 2009).

  • "Bruce - I have to tell you that this is very impressive. . . .  Thanks for sharing your talents, and in doing so improving my practice." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Feb. 11, 2009) (emphasis added).

  • "Excellent brief!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Jan. 15, 2009).

  • "Thanks again Bruce. As always, your help is invaluable." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Dec. 5, 2008).

  • "Thank you so much for your very thoughtful and well-reasoned reply. . . .  [I] greatly value your opinion." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Dec. 5, 2008).

  • "Thanks! This is exactly what I was looking for."  -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Nov. 13, 2008).

  • "I want to write like you.  You're so clear and so persuasive." -- Attorney in Beaumont, TX (Oct. 29, 2008) (emphasis added).
      
  • "[Y]ou are our main man" for briefwriting -- Attorney in Gretna, LA (Oct. 27, 2008) (emphasis added).

  • Your brief was "awesome as usual" -- Attorney in Gretna, LA (Aug. 4, 2008).

  • "Keep up the great work you do" -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Apr. 3, 2008).

  • "[Y]ou're usually a gold mine of information" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Apr. 2, 2008) (emphasis added).

  • "Brilliant!!!" -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Oct. 25, 2007).
     
  • "[Y]ou are the best" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Sept. 18, 2007).

  • "You came highly recommended by several people" -- Attorney in New Orleans East, LA (Aug. 25, 2007).

  • "Well done" -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Aug. 24, 2007).
     
  • "Perfect.  Thanks Bruce." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (July 16, 2007). 

  • "Thanks Bruce.  This was very helpful." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (July 12, 2007).

  • "[T]hanks to Bruce for the wonderful insight" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (June 19, 2007).

  • "You are truly a great and generous resource" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (June 7, 2007).

  • "[O]utstanding memo.  Thank you so much." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Apr. 17, 2007).

  • "Thanks so much for your always thorough response" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Feb. 2, 2007). 
      
  • "Bruce you are a godsend" -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Jan. 29, 2007) (emphasis added).
     
  • "Great work, Bruce" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Jan. 29, 2007). 

  • "Bruce: I am constantly and consistently amazed by the wealth of info you have organized and so freely share.  I could not begin to tell you how many of your emails I have tucked away for future reference.  I want you to know what an asset you are to all of us and how much I appreciate your input." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Jan. 21, 2006) (emphasis added).
     
  • "Well put and informative" -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Dec. 30, 2005). 

  • "Bruce: It has been a real pleasure working with you ... and hope we'll have a chance to work together in the future" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Mar. 2, 2005).
     
  • "Outstanding job Bruce" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Mar. 14, 2004).